Tuesday, April 30, 2013

STAR WARS Pin-Up Imperial Recruitment Posters by Feng Zhu May Make You Join the Empire

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - by Maurice Mitchell 3

If the Empire is looking for a way to recruit, they should look at these Star Wars pin-up posters.

Above Image: Imperial Recruitment Pin-up Poster "Do your part, SERVE!" by Feng Zhu

One common method of propaganda uses images of beautiful men and women to make people think that if they follow a certain ideology, they too will be happy or successful. In that sense, these are brilliant.

Feng Zhu is a concept artist who's worked on Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009). He drew "Imperial Recruitment" posters for the trade paperback Star Wars Visionaries. They remind me a lot of the 50s WWII posters.

Check after the jump for the posters and click on them to enlarge.











Try and stay away from the Empire now.

You can see more of Feng Zhu's portfolio and design school fengzhudesign.com.

(Via Geekologie)

This is a cross-post from my other blog The Geek Twins

What do you think of the posters? Would you join the empire?


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Z is for Zhu
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3 comments:

  1. once again... great stuff on this site... still very interesting and i know it and so should the world.

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  2. Darn, I was really hoping these would be actual storm troopers posing as pin-ups.

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